#Twitter

6 hours ago.South Korea
Matthias Matuschik is a host for the German radio network Bayern 3. (Photo Credit: Facebook/ Matthias Matuschik)

  • Matthias Matuschik said in a Tweet that BTS was something like coronavirus
  • He was criticising BTS' MTV Unplugged
  • BTS ARMY came out in support of the band, calling out the host for xenophobia

12 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India thrashed England in two days in the third Test to take a 2-1 lead in the ongoing Test series. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Harsha Bhogle said India were the better team in the tricky condidtions
  • Suresh Raina congratulated the team on the victory
  • Yuvraj Singh questioned if finishing the match in two days is good for Test cricket

15 hours ago.California City, CA, USA
Top Twitter officials discussed Super Follows while outlining goals and plans for the near future. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Twitter announced the potential new Super Follows service during its annual investor meeting
  • Super Follows was described as a way for Twitter audiences to financially support creators
  • Twitter currently makes money from ads and promoted posts

1 day ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Author and Historian, Tom Holland took to Twitter to praise Narendra Modi on being so humble and naming a stadium after himself. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • Some people on the Internet confused author Tom Holland with the Spiderman star
  • As a result, calls to boycott Spiderman started coming up on Twitter
  • On realising the mess up, a meme parade started on Twitter

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Centre on Thursday announced new rules to regulate social media and OTT platforms. (PTI Photo)

  • The laws on social media will be implemented within 3 months so that they can improve their mechanism: Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • The rest will come into effect from the day the rules are notified, he said
  • Social media platforms must have a provision for the voluntary verification mechanism of the users

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Twitter has started labelling tweets with its new warning that says "hacked material" for news article based on hacked or leaked documents. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The label is used for news articles that are based on hacked or leaked documents
  • The label reads, "These materials may have been obtained through hacking"
  • The warning label was earlier used last year for an article reportedly based on material obtained from Hunter Biden's laptop

1 day ago.Karachi, Pakistan
After Amir Liaquat Hussain (right), Pakistan's lawmaker faced flak from the Hindu community in Pakistan. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @AamirLiaquat)

  • Amir Liaquat Hussian started a controversy when he tweeted an image of a Hindu deity to ridicule Opposition leader 
  • "Strongly condemned this shameful act," Ramesh Vankwani, Hindu representative of Imran's party said
  • Hussain deleted the tweet and said that he respected all faiths

1 day ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Municipal workers sanitize at platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in the view of rising number of COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai. (PTI Photo)

  • Maharashtra is one of the worst COVID-19-hit states in India
  • In the past 24 hours, it accounted for nearly half of the 16,738 cases reported in India
  • Mumbai police have often used witty tweets to highlight law and order issues

1 day ago.Tokyo, Japan
Gen the Corgi died on Valentine's Day, February 14. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@GentheCorgi)

  • Gen the Corgi was only five years old
  • He was suffering from malignant lymphoma and other tumours
  • "He may not have been here for the longest time, but he lived the fullest life," his family said

2 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Chrissy Teigen was the only non-political celebrity who was followed by Joe Biden's @POTUS account. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@chrissyteigen)

  • "Please lord unfollow me," tweeted Chrissy Teigen
  • She said she "tweeted a handful of times" since the "treasured @POTUS following"
  • Joe Biden's @POTUS handle follows just 12 accounts on Twitter